Dr Christian Westermeier is the President of SolarPower Europe. He has been working for Wacker-Chemie AG, the leading global polysilicon manufacturer, for 23 years. Since 2012, Dr Westermeier have been responsible for the global sales and marketing activities of the Wacker Chemie´s polysilicon division as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Application Engineering. Dr Westermeier was elected President of SolarPower Europe in March 2017. He holds a Master Degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Regensburg, Germany.